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« on: August 04, 2016, 12:04:25 PM »

http://m.phys.org/news/2016-08-survey-reveals-highly-audiences-trash.html

So-called 'trash films' do not stand in opposition to taste and education. Quite the contrary, they are often watched by people with an above-average education and interest in culture... Furthermore, the study provided strong evidence that trash film fans are predominantly male – almost 90 percent of the participants indicated that they are men – and highly enthusiastic film buffs. "To such viewers, trash films appear as an interesting and welcome deviation from the mainstream fare", says Sarkhosh. "We are dealing here with an audience with above-average education, which one could describe as 'cultural omnivores'. Such viewers are interested in a broad spectrum of art and media across the traditional boundaries of high and popular culture." Indeed, that an appreciation of trash films is coupled with strong preferences for art cinema is one of the central findings of the study.
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« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2016, 09:45:07 PM »

Likely part of pop and cultural studies movements in university.
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« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2016, 11:44:47 PM »

Well it does take alot of intelligence to try and argue about the value of movies like Zardoz, Plan 9 and Killer Klowns from Outer space.
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« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2016, 12:17:57 AM »

I have a Master's, but I am still closing in on B-Movie Kraken rank!!!!!  TeddyR
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« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2016, 02:22:49 AM »

If this is true, then something truly wonderful happened to me in 1973 when friends of my folks took me (aged 6) to see Lost Horizon.  Buggedout Buggedout
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« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2016, 04:51:29 PM »

I has always thunk that us bad movie fans was more intelligenter than average persons. And this proofs it.
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« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2016, 10:02:33 PM »

I have a Master's, but I am still closing in on B-Movie Kraken rank!!!!!  TeddyR

I thought Masters was closing?  Wink

Edited to add: Sorry Indy, for some weird reason I thought dean wrote this comment.  Dean is in Melbourne, and Masters is a huge Australian chain hardware store like Lowes in the States.  After a few years of competing with another huge hardware chain, Masters has losts millions of dollars and is going into liquidation.
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« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2016, 05:47:54 AM »

I knew that without a survey telling me-We may be nuts-but not stupid.
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« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2016, 12:04:52 AM »

we iz smart  TeddyR
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« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2016, 09:39:26 PM »

I know I'm smart and cultured because I hold my pinky out when I pick my nose. THAT is class, folks.
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